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Canadian Prairies Prescribed Fire Training Exchange

October 17 @ 8:00 am - October 21 @ 5:00 pm

Venue

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

The training is organized as an incident, using the Incident Command System. Participants will serve in
qualified and trainee firefighting positions on a burn team and will assist with preparing, scouting, briefing, igniting, holding, mop-up, and patrol on numerous prescribed fires in the area. We will also complete pre- and post-fire monitoring, train with various equipment, practice fireline leadership skills, and learn about local fire ecology and management.